Music News Recap: Interviews and Oddities

What’s been going on in the world of music lately? Read on to get the scoop on your favorite artists, and start some discussion about current music-related events!

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Exene Cervenka, of the legendary punk band X, has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.

Exene Cervenka

Exene Cervenka

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Is sensationalism in hip hop journalism out of control?  Watch this video to hear industry insiders weigh in.

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The Decemberists grace the most recent cover of Paste magazine.  Click here to read an interview with the band and here to grab tickets to their rapidly approaching Madison show.

The Decemberists

The Decemberists

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Feeling down?  NME has compiled a gallery illustrating 49 music-related reasons to be happy.

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Go in-depth with Thao Nguyen as she gives her take on what it’s like to be a woman in the music industry.

Thao Nguyen

Thao Nguyen

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The Boston Globe’s Geoff Edger’s is on a mission to re-unite The Kinks, and is in the process of recording his efforts and interviews with celebrity Kinks fans in a documentary.  Click here to watch a trailer and find out how you can help fund the film’s completion.

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Want in on a very exclusive series of backstage concerts by Jane’s Addiction?  Read more to find out how you and 9 others could be treated to an intimate gig while the band’s on their US tour.

Jane's Addiction

Jane's Addiction

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Check out a live session from Zee Avi, one of the freshest new voices on the indie scene.  Like what you hear?  Find out more about this DIY wiz kid by reading this recent, revealing interview.

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If you’re headed to NYC, be sure to make a stop at the “Dream House” for the strangest aural experience you’re likely to have!

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